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Sovereign Hill Museum General Admission Ticket

Product ID: 117438
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Head underground on a fully guided gold mine tour and see the town by horse-drawn coach. Visit the gold museum and enjoy a sound-and-light show.
About this activity
Valid 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Chinese, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Enjoy 2 underground gold mine adventures
  • Pan for real gold in the diggings creek
  • Marvel at the multi-million-dollar sound-and-light show
Full description
With your day admission ticket to Sovereign Hill, see a spectacular gold pour, take a guided underground gold mine tour and see the town by horse-drawn coach.

Shop 1850s style and visit hotels, schools and a Victorian theater. See massive steam-driven mining machinery in action and chat with wheelwrights, candle makers and confectioners.

A visit to the indoor Gold Museum is included with admission. Discover a priceless collection of gold nuggets, artifacts and coins and see exhibitions on the story of Ballarat – a city built on gold!
  • See the Redcoat Soldiers
  • Panning for real gold that you can keep
  • Red Hill Mine Underground self-guided tour
  • Gold pour
  • Theater shows
  • Sweets making
  • Candle making
  • Wheelwrighting and coach building
  • Black-smithing
  • Printing
  • Photographic rooms
  • Chinese Camp visit
  • Admission to the Gold Museum
What’s Not Included
  • Fully-guided Gold Mine Tour may be purchased on arrival. Bookings are essential. Price: $7.50 adult, $4.00 child (5-15), $20.00 Family (2 adults and 4 children)
  • Horse-drawn coach rides may be purchased on arrival. Price: $5.50 adult, $4.00 child (5-15), $17.00 family (2 adults and 4 children)

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Know before you go
• Located in historic Ballarat, Sovereign Hill can be easily accessed by car, and by train and coach services operating daily from Melbourne
• Sovereign Hill is a comfortable 90-minute drive from Melbourne along the Western Highway or only an hour from Melbourne Airport
• Once in Ballarat, follow the brown and white tourist signs to Sovereign Hill
• Please note that the family ticket is applicable for 2 adults and up to 4 children only; it does not apply for e.g. 1 adult and 3 children
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